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Is Alcohol a Depressant?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 22, 2019Updated: April 4, 2019When people think about alcohol, they typically don’t think about it being a drug. The reason is that they can buy it in nearly any store. Television commercials even advertise it as a way to relax and…

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Signs Of Alcoholism

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 15, 2019Updated: April 2, 2020Alcohol abuse is one of the most common forms of addiction in today’s society. Although some signs of alcoholism are easy to identify, others are much more difficult to spot. People with alcohol problems often go to…

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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms: What You Need to Know

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 18, 2018Updated: March 19, 2020Withdrawal is what happens to the body when you stop using a substance you have grown physically dependent on. This can be anything from alcohol to cocaine. Withdrawal can be uncomfortable. However, it is a necessary part…

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Alcohol Rehab for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 25, 2018Updated: April 17, 2020Women facing substance abuse and addiction treatment have special needs that warrant attention. Alcohol rehab for women focuses on these unique issues that females are seeking treatment for. The information below will help you correctly understand the…